Last night two women who belong to the house of worship I attend made a lifetime commitment to each other in front of about 200 friends, relatives and fellow congregants.
It was a moving ceremony, followed by a joyous reception.
Their loving bond is no threat to anyone's marriage.
In lieu of gifts, they asked well-wishers to make a donation to any of several charitable causes. They also set up a "wedding registry" at Equality California for the "No on Prop. 8" campaign. Proposition 8 seeks to ban gay marriage in California.
If marriage equality is important to you, consider donating to Equality California. I also encourage you to get involved with One Iowa, the state's largest LGBT advocacy group.